Jeffrey Simons

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Dakota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk for marijuana-related problems among college students: an application of zero-inflated negative binomial regression
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:41-53. 2006
  2. pmc Dimensions and severity of marijuana consequences: development and validation of the Marijuana Consequences Questionnaire (MACQ)
    Jeffrey S Simons
    The University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 37:613-21. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of personal strivings: associations with substance use
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1224-30. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An affective and cognitive model of marijuana and alcohol problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1578-92. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Moderating effects of sensitivity to punishment and sensitivity to reward on associations between marijuana effect expectancies and use
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:409-14. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Methamphetamine use in a rural college population: associations with marijuana use, sensitivity to punishment, and sensitivity to reward
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:444-9. 2008
  7. pmc Behavioral inhibition and activation systems: differences in substance use expectancy organization and activation in memory
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:315-28. 2009
  8. pmc Alcohol abuse and dependence symptoms: a multidimensional model of common and specific etiology
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:415-27. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Sexual risk taking among young adult dual alcohol and marijuana users
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 35:533-6. 2010
  10. pmc Event-level associations between affect, alcohol intoxication, and acute dependence symptoms: Effects of urgency, self-control, and drinking experience
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, South Dakota, 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1045-53. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Mood and Substance Use Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Risk for Alcohol Problems Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Risk for Alcohol Problems Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Self-control and alcohol problems: Psychological mechanisms
    Jeffrey S Simons; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk for marijuana-related problems among college students: an application of zero-inflated negative binomial regression
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:41-53. 2006
    ..Gender, social norms, impulsivity, and perceived use utility were used to predict expected nonusers as well as number of marijuana-related problems among expected users...
  2. pmc Dimensions and severity of marijuana consequences: development and validation of the Marijuana Consequences Questionnaire (MACQ)
    Jeffrey S Simons
    The University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 37:613-21. 2012
    ..The MACQ and B-MACQ provide promising new alternatives to assessing marijuana-related problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of personal strivings: associations with substance use
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1224-30. 2006
    ..Finally, interpersonal goals were associated with higher rates of alcohol use, lower rates of marijuana use, and not related to total use days...
  4. ncbi request reprint An affective and cognitive model of marijuana and alcohol problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1578-92. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Moderating effects of sensitivity to punishment and sensitivity to reward on associations between marijuana effect expectancies and use
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:409-14. 2007
    ..SP potentiated the association between negative expectancies and use. The results indicate that SP and SR have interactive effects and that SP moderates the strength of positive and negative cues for risk behavior...
  6. doi request reprint Methamphetamine use in a rural college population: associations with marijuana use, sensitivity to punishment, and sensitivity to reward
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:444-9. 2008
    ..T1 methamphetamine use, T1 marijuana use, and SP were positively associated with T2 methamphetamine use. Methamphetamine use prevalence and the role of distal predictors and proximal indicators of drug involvement are discussed...
  7. pmc Behavioral inhibition and activation systems: differences in substance use expectancy organization and activation in memory
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:315-28. 2009
    ..Individual differences in BIS/BAS are associated with the organization of semantic networks and patterns of activation of expectancies contributing to differences in substance use behavior...
  8. pmc Alcohol abuse and dependence symptoms: a multidimensional model of common and specific etiology
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:415-27. 2009
    ..Implications for prevention of alcohol problems among college students are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Sexual risk taking among young adult dual alcohol and marijuana users
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 35:533-6. 2010
    ..Associations between urgency and risky sexual behavior varied as a function of gender and trait positive affect...
  10. pmc Event-level associations between affect, alcohol intoxication, and acute dependence symptoms: Effects of urgency, self-control, and drinking experience
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, South Dakota, 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1045-53. 2010
    ..Results support the use of experience sampling to study acute signs and symptoms of high risk drinking and dependence...
  11. ncbi request reprint An experience sampling study of associations between affect and alcohol use and problems among college students
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:459-69. 2005
    ..This study used experienced sampling methodology to examine the relationship between affective functioning and alcohol consumption and problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint An affective-motivational model of marijuana and alcohol problems among college students
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:326-34. 2005
    ..Enhancement motives were a stronger predictor of alcohol use among participants using alcohol only...
  13. ncbi request reprint Personal strivings and marijuana use initiation, frequency, and problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1311-22. 2003
    ..The relationship between use-striving conflict and marijuana-related problems was mediated fully by use frequency...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differential prediction of alcohol use and problems: the role of biopsychological and social-environmental variables
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:861-79. 2003
    ..Impulsivity moderated the T2 use to use-related problems relationship. Use frequency was associated more strongly with use-related problems among more impulsive participants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Personal strivings, binge drinking, and alcohol-related problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Addict Behav 29:773-9. 2004
    ..In contrast, participants endorsing self-presentation strivings reported more alcohol-related problems during the follow-up period...
  16. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward alcohol and drug-free experience among college students: relationships with alcohol consumption and problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:461-71. 2004
    ..Attitude toward drug-free experience acted as a protective factor, reducing the relationship between alcohol attitude and alcohol-related problems...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk and vulnerability for marijuana use problems: the role of affect dysregulation
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:72-5. 2002
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that affect dysregulation enhances risk for marijuana problems among young adults who use marijuana...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lability and impulsivity synergistically increase risk for alcohol-related problems
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:685-94. 2004
    ..The results demonstrate that individual differences in affect dysregulation are associated with alcohol-related problems in young adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Club drug use among college students
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1619-24. 2005
    ..Regression analysis examined associations between 12-month use frequency and the predictors among those who had tried club drugs. Results indicated that sensation seeking and marijuana use were positively associated with use frequency...
  20. ncbi request reprint Methamphetamine and alcohol abuse and dependence symptoms: associations with affect lability and impulsivity in a rural treatment population
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1370-81. 2005
    ..Affect lability and impulsivity are associated with methamphetamine and alcohol-related problems in this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Associations between alcohol use and PTSD symptoms among American Red Cross disaster relief workers responding to the 9/11/2001 attacks
    Jeffrey S Simons
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:285-304. 2005
    ..This study examined associations between alcohol use and PTSD symptoms among Red Cross workers who responded to the 9/11/2001 attacks...
  22. pmc Perceptions of level of intoxication and risk related to drinking and driving
    Jessica L Gustin
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 33:605-15. 2008
    ..Results indicated that perceptions of risk were associated with decisions to drive after drinking and expected likelihood of, and receptiveness to, intervention efforts, over and above one's estimate of intoxication...
  23. ncbi request reprint Coping motives and trait negative affect: testing mediation and moderation models of alcohol problems among American Red Cross disaster workers who responded to the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks
    Raluca M Gaher
    The University of South Dakota, Department of Psychology University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 31:1319-30. 2006
    ..The association between negative affect and coping motives was stronger among younger participants...
  24. doi request reprint Moderation of resource depletion in the self-control strength model: differing effects of two modes of self-control
    Robert D Dvorak
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:572-83. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluations and expectancies of alcohol and marijuana problems among college students
    Raluca M Gaher
    Department of Psychology, Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, SD 57069, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:545-54. 2007
    ..In summary, the expected likelihood of alcohol-marijuana problems and the evaluation of such problems represent a vulnerability factor associated with increased liability for hazardous alcohol and marijuana use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gender- and trauma-related predictors of use of mental health treatment services among primary care patients
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1505-9. 2006
    ..Use of mental health care was investigated as a function of gender, traumatic event frequency, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and attitudes toward treatment among 194 primary care patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing criterion validity of the Simple Screening Instrument for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (SSI-AOD) in a college population
    Nancy J Kills Small
    Department of Psychology, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 32:2425-31. 2007
    ..The AUDIT demonstrated significantly better performance, correctly classifying approximately 70% of participants using a cut-score of 8...
  28. ncbi request reprint Inference in regression models of heavily skewed alcohol use data: a comparison of ordinary least squares, generalized linear models, and bootstrap resampling
    Dan J Neal
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:441-52. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these models show significant promise for furthering the understanding of alcohol-related behaviors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Affective differences among daily tobacco users, occasional users, and non-users
    Robert D Dvorak
    Department of Psychology The University of South Dakota 414 E Clark St, Vermillion, SD 57069, United States
    Addict Behav 33:211-6. 2008
    ..Greater affect lability emerged as the primary affective difference between daily and occasional users...
  30. pmc Correlates of substance use disorder among psychiatric outpatients: focus on cognition, social role functioning, and psychiatric status
    Kate B Carey
    Department of Psychology and Center for Health and Behavior, 430 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:300-8. 2003
    ..This pattern of findings challenges assumptions about additive effects of comorbid disorders on cognitive and social functioning...

Research Grants7

  1. Mood and Substance Use Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Better understanding of the etiological paths of substance use problems may be useful for early identification of individuals at risk for substance use problems and may inform the development of effective interventions. ..
  2. Risk for Alcohol Problems Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Better understanding of the etiological paths to alcohol use problems may be useful for early identification of individuals at risk for alcohol use problems and may inform the development of effective interventions. ..
  3. Risk for Alcohol Problems Among College Students
    Jeffrey Simons; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Better understanding of the etiological paths to alcohol use problems may be useful for early identification of individuals at risk for alcohol use problems and may inform the development of effective interventions. ..
  4. Self-control and alcohol problems: Psychological mechanisms
    Jeffrey S Simons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To enhance understanding of alcohol disorder etiology, a theory-based, multi-level model of self control, goal-setting, and alcohol consumption and use disorder symptoms will be tested. ..